Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System

Stress and the Immune System bookStress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System provides an extensive overview on the interactions between the neuroendocrine and immune systems and the effects of stress hormones on immunity.

This volume is perhaps the first book focusing on the cross-talk between the brain, the stress and immune systems, addressing some fundamental and clinical implications.

The 1st section covers some basic, fundamental concepts related to the anatomy and physiology of the neuroendocrine, immune and stress systems.

The 2nd section deals with various methods used to assess the function of the neuroendocrine, autonomic nervous and immune systems.

412 pages; Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 15, 1997)

EDITORS: Julia C. Buckingham, Glenda E. Gillies and Anne-Marie Cowell

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